Things to Do in Miami This Week: Food and Drink Events July 11-15, 2022
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Mojito Making Class with Giovanny Gutierrez
National Mojito Day is here and Giovanny Gutierrez will host a special mojito-making master class at Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar to celebrate. Attendees will learn about the history of rum and the secret to creating the perfect mojito. The class is limited to 25 participants and will include two full-sized cocktails and two Cuban bites. Participants can purchase their pass for $25, and Cuba Libre’s “Las Olas Locals” VIP members get free entry. Cuba Libre will also offer specials for National Mojito Day including $2 classic mojitos and $6 flavored mojitos during the happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. Guests who prefer non-alcoholic beverages are welcome to try the “no-jito” pinchers in various flavors for $15. 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, July 11, at 800 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; sign up here; cubalibrerestaurant.com.
Burger Bar Mondays at La Traila
Miami’s own Texas-style craft barbecue spot has launched a limited “burger bar” menu on Mondays. The burger bar will include the “rodeo” bacon cheeseburger, the “all American” burger, and the “smokehouse” sandwich. While there, try other popular menu items like the brisket sundae or the Texas trinity platter. Noon to 6 p.m. every Monday, at 8030 NW 154th St., Miami Lakes; latrailabbq.com.
Lobster Wednesdays All Summer Long
Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co. has relaunched Summer Lobster Wednesdays. From 7 p.m. until closing, guests can enjoy live Maine lobster accompanied by roasted corn, cornbread, and coleslaw, for $49. The promotion is valid every Wednesday during summer, when guests can also enjoy half-price bottles of Champagne and beer bucket specials. 7 p.m. to closing, every Wednesday, at 237-B 20th St., Miami Beach; mysweetliberty.com.
Bastille Day at Le Zoo
French-Mediterranean brasserie Le Zoo will celebrate Bastille Day with interactive activities such as face painting, stilt walkers, a mime, and cabaret greeters. Le Zoo’s executive chef Julian Baker will offer special dishes including baguette avec pâté, coq au vin, and crepes Suzette. From noon to 5 p.m. guests will be serenaded by an accordionist and from 6 to 10 p.m.the four-piece band French Horn Collective will play Parisian-inspired tunes. Located on the first floor of Bal Harbour Shops, the event is open to the public (reservations are encouraged). Noon to 10 p.m. Thursday, July 14, at 9700 Collins Ave., #135, Bal Harbour; opentable.com.
Sip & Savor in the Gables
Sip & Savor in the Gables is a two-week summer event in celebration of the Coral Gables Business Improvement District’s 25th anniversary. More than 85 restaurants will offer cocktail and appetizer specials. Menu items will be priced individually ranging from $7 to $12 throughout the two weeks. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. July 14-31, at various locations in downtown Coral Gables; experiencecoralgables.com.